Pregnancy and Birth Parent Services
We can help you decide on a plan that is right for you.
LSS Pregnancy Counseling and Birth Parent Services provide non-directive counseling. We respect birthparents and all of their decisions. We listen without judgment and provide information and support.
The choices and decisions are yours. We offer practical guidance and emotional support to every birth mother and/or birth father, regardless of her/his decision about adoption. This promise extends to family members and professionals who are inquiring on behalf of an individual facing an unplanned pregnancy.
LSS of Minnesota offers free and confidential pregnancy counseling 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, throughout all stages of pregnancy.
Choosing Open Adoption
You may come to the decision that you are not currently in a position to parent. However, you can still play a role in your child’s life. In an open adoption, you will choose the family to adopt your child, and work with them to prepare an open adoption plan. Learn more about open adoption >
Choosing to Parent
The decision to place your child with an adoptive family or parent the child yourself does not come lightly. Learn about ways we can assist you in the decision to parent >
Information for Birth Fathers
Many men choose to take an active role in creating an adoption plan for their children. Learn about birth father rights and how fathers can participate in the decision process >
View Waiting Parent Profiles
The families and individuals in our profile listing have attended pre-adoption education classes and have been approved for adoption by our social workers. View the list of parents waiting now >
We will meet you wherever you feel most comfortable. Find a counselor in your area >